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bay area police officer cane bought.. and it's perfectly r can be bo >> live, from the cbs bay area studios, this is kpix5 news. tonight for the first time ever, a bay area police officer can be bought and it is all perfectly legal. >> bet beis in menlow park tonight where facebook got the okay. >> reporter: liz, this is an unprecedented move. in the simplest sense, facebook bought a cop, but this is not a security guard. this officer will serve the entire community an work out of the substation behind me. it is located a few hundred yards away from facebook headquarters. one that the city of menlow park needs. they say they will pay $200,000 a year for three years for a community safety police officer to work out of this new
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substation. tonight, the city accepted facebook's officer. >> it is a win/win/win for the broader community as well. >> reporter: the officer will focus on helping schools and businesses in the facebook neighborhood. it has a being problem with gangs, drugs, and shootings. the officer will create public safety plans, emergency grills, and work with at-risk teens the ultimate goal? >> it is about creating a community relationship. we want people to feel comfortable about coming to a police officer for help. >> reporter: some wonder if the company will get special treatment. >> is there a potential for a conflict of interest? >> you know, the only way you would have a conflict of interest is if someone tried to exert influence over the police force. that is not going to happen. facebook as a company has not put any restrictions on how we use the officer. all they ask is what we can do as a company to help you in
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making this a better community. >> reporter: a face book community manager attended the meeting but declined a tv interview. they already identified this officer within the department. she is expected to begin her new role april 1. facebook helped to pay for this new substation. they give the city more than $200,000 to help build it. it is expect to open this spring. live in menlo park, betty yu, kpix5. >> last year, bellhaven had the largest number of aggravated assaults and burglaries in the city. tonight, a teenager who cried rape is admitting it is a law. andria borba on how the story fell apart. >> reporter: the story of three teenage boys sexually assaulting a student unraveled. first the physical evidence was
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not there. a serious response for a very serious sexual assault allegation. >> they worked real harden trying to collect any physical evidence, particularly in the restroom. they have to be really meticulous in looking for bodily fluids. >> reporter: but as hercules defectives started looking for three suspects today, stories didn't match up including wons on the transgendered student's body. this afternoon, the story added up. >> he admitted he fabricated thes the incident. >> reporter: no hate crime. the sense of relief extends even further. >> i'm also glad that no one was arrested because to have a student arrested for this would have been really troubling to them, their families, and their parents. >> reporter: hercules middle high school does not have a
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surveillance system. there is no video evidence to show what really happened. as of tonight, hercules middle high school is at the top of the list to get cameras in west contra costa. that will take 18 months. in hercules, andria borba, kpix5. >> and hercules police say they will wait for the case to cool off before they review it. then lit be up to the da to decide if he will press any charges. this is a scene in martinez a couple of hours ago. hundreds of people held candles at a memorial for 14-year-old jenna betty who was killed by a train when she picked up her cell phone. >> you will always be in my heart. i miss you and love you so much jenna. rest in peace. i love you. >> grief counselors will remain at the school for the rest of the week. the family of a woman found dead in a stairwell at the san francisco general hospital will be filing a claim against the
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city of san francisco. not clear what lynn spaulding's family is demanding but they want the hospital and the sheriff's department to change their security procedure. right now, the oakland city council is taking up the issue of a city wide surveillance program. opponents of the so-called domain awareness center are making their voices heard. it would be a hub to monitor cameras stationed around town. the latest word is that the city may now limit the surveillance to the area around the port. for now at least. the council will probably vote some time after midnight. and speaking of surveillance, one group of people tells christin ayers the feds keep coming around around and asking questions. >> reporter: nadia hussein says the warning came from her facebook feed. >> be wary of a guy walking around asking about the taliban
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or al-qaeda. he is probably a member of the fbi. it has become almost a joke we are probably being listened to right now. >> reporter: but nadia says the close surveillance of muslims in the bay area and nationwide is no laughing matter. most recently, the arab resourcing center has told kpix5 that fbi agents have been showing up at the homes of arab residents right here in oakland knocking on their doors and asking them questions about the iraqi community. but last night, a group of muslim activists gathered at city hall to kneel and pray. they came to oppose the domain awareness center. >> we don't want any community to go through what the muslim community has gone through around the privacy, invasion of privacy around illegal and unlawful surveillance. >> reporter: the city is crafting a privacy policy to try to address some of those concerns.
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it prohibits observing individuals strictly based on their race, gender, sexual orientation, disability, or other classification, but does not mention religion. >> they could use religion. that is one of the main reasons why the muslim community is up in arms. >> reporter: in oakland, christin ayers, kpix5. >> christin has tried for a week to talk to the fbi, but they haven't call her back. a few words from russian president vladimir putin eased tensions over ukraine. after taking control of the crimea region, he says they have no intention of fighting the ukrainian people. but he reserves the right to use force to protect ethnic russians in eastern ukraine. you crane has agreed to a meeting in brussel's actions. >> president putin seems to have a different set of lawyers, making a different set of interpretations.
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but i don't think that is fooling anybody. >> secretary of state john kerry was in kiev today to meet with the ukraine's acting president an he urged putin to step down. well the markets like the news that the tensions were easing. the dow jones shot up 227 points to its best close of the year. a live look at downtown san francisco. it is dry now, but paul is tracking more rain. >> fog first, then we are dry most of the day tomorrow. but as we look live to the north on kpix5 high definition doppler, here comes the next round of rainfall. it will be raining steady two or three hours to the north tomorrow. but it will take until tomorrow evening before the rain makes it here. we have had a lot of rain recently and it has helped. the snow pack is up 9%. reservoirs are two percent normal. we will add two chances of rain in the forecast. we will talk about both and the
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weekend coming up. thanks paul. a bay area man meets his family for dinner but never makes it home. the search going on right now. the food you want, but may not be able to get because of the drought. and was this stash of gold coins actually stolen? tonight, the u.s. mint weighs in. but first, live from new orleans, it is mardi gras and it is one of the coldest ever. plus, a little rapeny. as you can see, it is after 1:00 a.m., and the party is still in full swing. [phones rings]
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it's amanda. hey sweetie. what? okay, i'll send it. one hundred seventy-two dollars for a chemistry book, what is it, made of gold? just use citi popmoney. boom. ah, she's feeling lucky. hey sweetie...cancun, yeah no, you'll be spending spring break with your new chemistry book. with citi popmoney it's easy to send money to just about anyone, anytime. visit your local branch or to learn more. priscilla strole was found >> we learned tonight that dna evidence has solved a cold case
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in fairfield. priscilla stroll was found beaten to death inside her home way back in 1983. back then, there were no matches to the killer's dna found on her body. well, detectives put the evidence into a data evidence again in 2012. earlier this year, they got a hit. his name, robert hathaway. his dna and fingerprints matched those of the crime scene. he committed suicide last month before he could be arrested. no sign of a man who went to dinner with his family, but never made it home. joe vasquez is outside of the restaurant in marin county. >> reporter: this is sufficient a mystery. for the last 15 years, once a week, this gentleman has eaten dinner with his family right here at marin joe's. last wednesday, he ate dinner and simply disappeared. >> very determined man. very nice guy. >> reporter: friends of 93-year-
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old bob davis say it was dark and stormy when it was time to meet his daughter for dinner last wednesday night at marin joe's about eight miles away. >> his daughter said hey dad, it is raining tonight. i don't want you to drive. i'm going to come and pick you up. and he said no way. he said, i'm a better driver than you are. >> reporter: so he drove. and after about two hours of dinner, he started back but never made it home. >> reporter: they sad goodnight to each other. he has not been heard of or seen. >> it has been really hard. >> reporter: ryan matthews says he has retraced his grandfather's route home over and over. and so have the police by ground and by air. but still, no sign of him. no sign of his car. a silver 2001 toyota camery. it is agonizing. >> not knowing, not having a lead or an answer. >> reporter: bob davis is a retired sales man and world war ii veteran. he was a bomber pilot in new
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guinea. >> he is a hero. >> reporter: if you have any information on the where abouts of bob davis, you are asked to call the san rafael police department. joe vasquez, kpix5. well it is stockton or bust for the google barge. it has been under construction for several months now. just last week, we learned it would be moving out of the bay and into stockton's deep water port because the project doesn't have the proper permits for san francisco bay. meanwhile, one bay area bar is telling patrons tonight leave your google glass at the door. the willows in san francisco's soma neighborhood posted these new signs saying the customers don't want to be recorded. this comes just days after a woman posted this video. she says she was attacked at a bar for wearing google glass. california lottery is looking for a man who stole a scratcher's vending machine. the thief broke into lucky's on
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mission boulevard and fremont about 3:00 a.m. saturday morning. police found the machine a few blocks away. most of the money inside it was gone. but they recovered most of the lottery tickets. and tonight, there is some talk that all of the gold coins found in that backyard may have been stolen from the u.s. mint. >> allen martin takes a look at one clue that is 114 years old. >> nothing resonates like this. this is buried treasure. something we all fantasize about that we could possibly do. >> reporter: don kegan is brokering the coins for the couple who found them. since their find became public, the public has gone digging for clues as to where the coins came from. a northern california historian has come up with this article from 1900 describing the theft of $30,000 in gold coins from the san francisco mint. the thief, none other than the mint's chief clerk walter
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dimmick. the evidence was slim, but after a four-week trial, he was convicted of stealing 1500 gold coins. almost the exact number recently found. but his loot, the six bags of coins, never found. so these must be the stolen gold coins right? don says, no. >> you have to understand that the mint was a factory that produced and struck coins that were from the gold that people would give them. they melted down the gold, they striked the coins, then they issued them. >> well tonight, the u.s. mint says it has no information linking the coins to any theft so the couple will actually get to cash in. well this video made a lot of people in our news room smile. >> a tribute to a san jose war veteran has gone viral. take a look. [ applause ] >> thank you. >> the runners taking part in a race to honor fallen army
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ranger pat tilman veered off the course to shake this guy's hand. this guy is joe bell. 95-year-old war veteran. he was cheering them wearing his fuel uniform from the sidewalk. >> incredible. >> he looks good for 95. >> wow. good for him. thank you to everybody who served. >> absolutely. we have a great forecast. it is great because we have the sunny and warm. you just have to wait for it. we have a little bit of rain. a little bit of everything. the first thing you are going to get is fog. widespread fog. a very humid day. san jose, we will show you what is going on. mostly cloudy skies, a lot of fog in the north bay. city of san francisco. anywhere near the water i believe you are going to wake up to foggy conditions. then we have rain to talk about. so we checked off fog, now we are checking off rainful it is off to the north, but lit be impacting san francisco, oakland, and san jose by 8:00
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tonight. the north bay will be first. now we have the warm. let's look at the overnight lows. mardi gras is in the 30s . we will be in the 50s overnight. san jose, 54, livermore, 53. micro climate forecast, we are taking you to richmond, a cloudy day tomorrow. rain moves in tomorrow evening and it will be around until about lunchtime thursday with a high of 65 degrees. let's set up the atmosphere for you. that blocking ridge of high pressure is doing no blocking for us. it is steering storms now into northern california into the bay area and the next one that gets here, tomorrow, will be another rather direct hit. only a quarter of an inch of rainfall which is good. but it is adding to the snow pack and i wanted to show you video from kirkwood earlier today. one of our photographers joseph cousins was out there snow boarding. what a great month for the
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sierra. we are doing much, much better. much to skiers' delights. low pressure moving in tomorrow evening. that is the storm giving us rain late tomorrow. then that moves out and what you are going to get for the fir time in a week, sunshine. high pressure builds bakeapple to the north for a couple of days. enjoy it friday and saturday. and temperatures will shoot into the 70s when the sunshine comes back. a lot of fog for you tomorrow morning. rain is back tomorrow night. into thursday. and then the sunshine is back on friday. a little bit for everybody. 68 in concord tomorrow. san jose, rain tomorrow evening but a cloudy mild day. a high of 68. palo alto, 68 degrees tomorrow. pleasant hill, concord, upper 60s . 63 in san francisco tomorrow, petaluma, 64. you will get rain in lake port. high of 62. wet tomorrow night. sog give, friday, we shoot into the 70s with some sunshine. saturday, gorgeous outside, then more rain on sunday before
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we dry out monday and tuesday. so for a while there, it is like all this or all that. same thing everyday. now, everyday, we got changes coming. you have to have the umbrella and the sunglasses and everything. >> where was it in november and december? january? >> at least we are getting some now. >> be grateful for that. coming up, the favorite food you may not be able to get. the new warning tonight. these are the hands a pediatrician. these are pioneering advances in heart surgery. and these are developing groundbreaking treatments for cancer. they're the hands of the nation's top doctors. kaiser permanente doctors. and though they are all different, they work together on a single mission: saving lives. discover how we are advancing medicine at join us, and thrive.
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uh oh! randy paige on why chipotle's warning customer. it may have to take guacamo off the menu >> chipotle is warning of a guacpocalypse. >> why they may have to talk guacamole off the menu. >> oh i love it here. this place is amazing. >> it is great, i love the guacamole here. >> the guacamole and the salsa at chipotle are made from fresh ingredients so when weather changes impact the ability of those ingredients, the menu could change. at least that is what the company had to say in the
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annual report. we may choose to temporarily suspend serving menu items like guacamole or one or more of our sauces rather than paying the increased cost of the ingredients, the company noted. the reason for the increased cost, they pointed to the weather volatility including weather climate changes. >> it is an interesting choice of words. >> reporter: knx business anchor says by using the term climate change, chipotle has fueled a political debate. >> this is the first time i have seen a restaurant company refer to climate change impacting the bottom line. but essentially whether it impacts the prices of crops and affects consumers and what they will be paying eventually. >> reporter: so what do the guacamole fans think? >> i think they will find a way. >> i got so hungry looking at
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that video. that looks so good. >> what do they call it? is guacapocalypse? hopely it won't come to that. we have good stuff coming onto night. sharks overtime at the tank tonight. and can the warriors take down the nba's best team? tipoff is next. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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the road warriors for nothi. no passport issues for jerm o'neal tonight... o >> the pacers not only have the best record. o'neal did work. harrison barnes, midway through the fourth quarter, warriors up 1. out scored indiana 12/11. paul george stepped back. game tied at 96-96. that is when klay thompson with the turn around. 16 in the fourth quarter and the warriors lead and it all came down to this. >> they wanted george. george for the three and the win off iron ... and the warriors win it! >> how about it?
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most warrior fans feared the worst on this game, but the warriors beat the best team in the league 98-86. sharks goalie alex starting in the second straight game. hockey 101 here. three sharks, the bermuda triangle. nobody picked up the trailer. a great traffic producing by brian chung. the sharks lose 3-2. >> he is not a submarine, he is a shark. the sharks have not had a goal from the defense in 20 games. the goalie turned away all of them. the nhl trade deadline tomorrow at noon. i have in my hand the tuesday
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night top five. number five, daniel alferson takes a stick to the face. his teeth are knocked out and he is picking them up. george hill. look at this shot. this one in, you thought it would not be the warriors night right? but it turned out to be. at number three, this is for the win. gardener. yes. it didn't count, the buzzer went off. they did not get it off. number two, beckarinae from post to post. look at the state of the predators, but the penguins. oh. add that. at number one, we set this up, duke couldn't get them all in. florida's michael frazier. 11 three-pointers tonight. the guy was on fire in number one florida's win over the
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south carolina game cox. don't forget the march madness bract challenge is coming up on kpix5. we want you to enter. you will take on all the talent. >> i got an official memo today. >> we have to listen to that one. >> all hands on deck for this one. >> we will be right back. ,,,,,,,,,,
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